INHOUSE

Bespoke

At INHOUSE we offer a bespoke service for recruiting and supplying the very highest calibre of domestic and household staff to a discerning clientele.

Experienced

We have over sixteen years experience within the domestic staff recruitment industry, we place candidates both in the UK and worldwide. We pride ourselves in building a relationship with our clients and candidates.

We only put forward applicants who have a minimum of two years experience and with excellent references.

Specialist

We specialise in the highest calibre of household staff.

We can help you whether you are a client looking for household staff or a candidate seeking work.

Whatever your staffing needs we are here to help you.

  • Butlers
  • Chauffeurs
  • Chefs
  • Daily Maids
  • Estate Managers
  • Housekeepers
  • House Managers
  • Governess
  • Nannies
  • Personal Assistants
  • Secretaries

About Us

INHOUSE was set up in 2000 by Mary Dobson, who has been working in the industry since 1994.

We offer a discreet, bespoke service for discerning employers within private households and prestigious private establishments. We specialise in the very highest calibre of domestic staff on a full time, part time or on a temporary basis both in the UK and Internationally.

We can assist with all staffing needs, however large or small. We have successfully supplied candidates to professional city-dwelling families, working country estates, stately homes, holiday villas and ocean going yachts.

How We Work

We offer a quality service to both clients and staff and will not waste your time by sending unsuitable applicants nor waste the applicant’s time by sending them for unsuitable posts.

After establishing your requirements we provide you with a selection of suitable candidates from our extensive database. For each candidate we endeavor to produce résumé outlining a candidate’s details and include a photograph. Once you have chosen the right candidates we will arrange the interviews on your behalf.

Safeguards

All our applicants have gone through our rigorous process of personal interview, reference and previous employment history verification. They must have at least two years experience and / or relevant professional qualifications. We ensure that all applicants have legal rights to work in the UK.

All written references are personally verbally endorsed before any candidate would be considered for any suitable vacancy.

We pride ourselves on attention to detail and being fully up to date with all aspects of domestic service employment issues.

It is our policy to follow up on our candidate’s progress and we are always available to discuss any issues, should the need arise. We offer a guarantee period during which we offer replacement staff as detailed in our Terms of Business.

Why Choose Us?

Through our knowledge in the industry, and are extensive contacts and attention to details, we have developed a strong reputation in excellence. We pride ourselves in our friendly, personal touch and take the time to build a strong relationship with our clients. Much of our business derives from personal recommendations.

Recent Vacancies

Cook/housekeeper live out, South Kensington London

An opportunity to work for a delightful INHOUSE client.  Based in The Boltons in South Kensington.

The client requires an excellent cook who is able to cater for dinner parties, to be able to cook Asian, and Mediterranean cuisine. To do the shopping on a daily basis and liaise with the principal on the menu for the day.  Would also be required to help with some housekeeping duties, especially on the housekeepers day off.  There is a butler and full time housekeeper also employed.

The client is away for the summer months and for a couple months during the winter where there is a residence in Switzerland, the candidate would be asked to go for a month during this period.

Start time is 12 and finish after dinner at around 10pm.

Excellent salary, to start mid November.

Daily housekeeper – Notting Hill Gate

A part time daily housekeeper required to assist a full time housekeeper, Wednesday and Sunday.

General housekeeping duties, washing and ironing and maintaining a high standard of cleanliness.

Must be child friendly as there are two young children, although no child care would be required.

Salary £12 per hour.

Housekeeper – live out , Holland Park

 

An opportunity for a full time housekeeper to work for a family based in Holland Park.

The house has recently gone under a complete refurbishment.  Staff comprise of four housekeepers and a chef.  The current vacancy would be to work a forty hour week and two weekends a month (when the family are in residence) with two days off during the week, otherwise it would be a regular Monday to Friday role.

Excellent housekeeping skills, the candidate is required to  have experience either working in hotels or private service for a minimum of five years.  Be able to work under instruction from the House Manager and Head Housekeeper.

The candidate would have to help the laundress, unpack and pack luggage and also help clean and tidy the kitchen after the chef has prepared meals.

Salary £35k per annum, plus twenty eight days holiday.

Carer with some cooking Central London

A carer with cooking skills is required in a residential capacity to work as part of a team based in Central London, to help care for an elderly lady.  There are three other carers who work on a rota basis.

Must have caring experience and be able to administer medication, check when medication is running low and to arrange Dr’s appointments and assist other carers. Help with bathing etc.,

The principal likes good food so the applicant must be able to cook light delightful meals with low salt content.

There is a night time carer.

Own room and bathroom, to start asap.

£600 per week

Residential cook/hk – Mayfair London

An opportunity for a good cook/hk has arisen to work for a family of five based in Mayfair.

A good cook is a must, the family are Asian and vegetarian, so someone with a good knowledge of vegetarian recipes and awareness of gluten are essential.

The family comprises of two adults and three young children, so the candidate must be child friendly, there are other staff employed including nannies.

The applicant would be in charge of the kitchen, doing the shopping, cooking and cleaning up after they have cooked.

A five and a half day week, weekends expected to work with one and a half days off during the week.

Own bedroom and bathroom provided. To start asap.

£600 net per week

Daily cook/housekeeper

A good cook is required for a family of five based in St Johns Wood to start end of August.

The family require a good standard of cooking for the family, which consist of two adults and two teenage children and one under ten years, all of whom are at school, and like to have tea on their return which would be 4pm for one boy and 5pm for the other two.  The family are Italian and enjoy Mediterranean style food.

There would also be housekeeping duties which would be shared with another member of staff.

Hours of work from 3pm to 8.30pm  a car driver would be preferred.

Excellent salary

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